Cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz

I’ve Made a Career Off of the Friction Between People

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Lalo Alcaraz is the creator of the national syndicated daily comic strip “La Cucaracha,” a writer on the upcoming TV series Bordertown, and co-host of KPFK Radio’s The Pocho Hour of Power. Before participating in a discussion of the role cartoons play in politics and war, he talked karaoke, Mexican nicknaming magic, and why he loves the friction of Los Angeles.

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